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State of Iowa Purchasing Card Program

Welcome to the State of Iowa Purchasing Card Program official resource site for State employees.                                                                                          

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Purchasing Card Resources


Access Online User Guide

Payment Processing


Risk Management

Purchasing Card Forms


Procurement Resources

  • DAS Central Procurement website - current contracts, Purchasing Administrative Rules, Procurement Policies & Procedures, information on the Targeted Small Business Program, and Forms

Travel Resources

State Pcard Program Contacts

Jacquie Holm-Smith, 515-725-2892

State Pcard Program Manager


Barbara Sullivan, 515-281-5922

State Pcard Program Specialist

Procurement Quick Reference: Unless purchasing from an existing agency contract or Master Agreement (a competitively bid contract for statewide general use) …

  • Three (3) informal quotes must be obtained for purchases up to $50,000 IF purchases are: a) goods above $1,500 from a non-contract vendor; b) services above $5,000 from a non-contract vendor, or c) from a certified TSB in excess of $10,000.
  • Purchases between $5,000 and $50,000 require Advanced Procurement Authority.
  • All purchases of goods in excess of $50,000 require oversight from DAS Central Procurement.
  • Goods or service contracts above $25,000 may require Iowa Department of Management (IDOM) approval. (Some exceptions apply; see IDOM Approval Form.)
  • IT hardware or software purchases estimated in excess of $25,000 require prior approval by the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). Complete Step 1 – Approval to Initiate IT Project Form, or Step 1A – Approval to Initiate Hardware/Software Only Form, or contact
  • A Pre-Contract Questionnaire (PCQ) is required with any service purchase of $1,000 or more (one-time or in aggregate).

For more information or clarification on Procurement code and guidelines,
refer to the DAS Central Procurement Policy and Procedures Manual.

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